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Pacific NCD crisis

Felix Chaudhary
Thursday, May 01, 2014

HEALTH directors from around the Pacific met in Nadi over the past two days to discuss action needed to respond to the non-communicable disease crisis in the region.

Topping the agenda were talks on how to stem the alarming statistics for NCDs with preventable illnesses like diabetes, heart disease and cancer accounting for about 70 per cent of all deaths in the Pacific.





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